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Sharing the Caring: General Practitioner Antenatal Share Care

Sharing the Caring: General Practitioner Antenatal Share Care

This project examined the causes of a substantial decline in general practitioner antenatal share care on the Central Coast over the last 15 years and implemented solutions to reinvigorate the model of care.
Central Coast Local Health District
Added: 9 December 2016|Last updated: 16 December 2016
Pregnancy Centred Care  at the Royal Hospital for Women

Pregnancy Centred Care at the Royal Hospital for Women

General Practice Share Care Model is the chosen model of care for about half the pregnant women at the Royal Hospital for Women. The midwives found this model limited the depth and number of discussions about topics that prepare women for childbirth and motherhood. Other options of care were explored and group antenatal care – or Pregnancy Centred Care was developed....
Royal Hospital for Women
Added: 17 December 2012|Last updated: 21 October 2016
Save a Leg: Building Integrated Diabetes Foot Services in Western Sydney

Save a Leg: Building Integrated Diabetes Foot Services in Western Sydney

This project developed a 60-second diabetic foot screening tool and educated patients, nurses and clinicians on the importance of using the tool and completing regular foot checks. Electronic referral templates and clinical pathways were also developed, to improve timely access to hospital foot services.
Western Sydney Local Health District
Added: 1 December 2015|Last updated: 18 October 2016
ACCESS: A Central Coast Endoscopy Service Solution

ACCESS: A Central Coast Endoscopy Service Solution

This project developed a standardised, direct referral pathway for public colonoscopy services from the general practitioner.
Central Coast Local Health District
Added: 15 April 2016|Last updated: 28 April 2016
Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease in Aboriginal People

Early Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease in Aboriginal People

Northern NSW Local Health District developed an algorithm that was applied to the electronic medical records of patients at Bugalwena General Practice, to identify whether they had early-stage chronic kidney disease.
Northern NSW Local Health District
Added: 18 January 2016|Last updated: 8 April 2016
Pathways to Health: General Practitioner Referrals to Nepean Hospital

Pathways to Health: General Practitioner Referrals to Nepean Hospital

The project developed a standardised referral process for emergency department admissions and increased awareness of outpatient clinics and community health services among general practitioners in Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.
Nepean Hospital
Added: 13 November 2015|Last updated: 6 January 2016
After Hours Program

After Hours Program

The After Hours Program developed emergency guidelines and online training modules for the most common aged care presentations to emergency departments, including chest pain, stroke, abdominal pain, confusion and tubes. The online training program was created to train residential aged care facility staff in the implementation of these guidelines.
Western NSW Medicare Local
Added: 2 September 2015|Last updated: 3 September 2015
Once Is Not Enough

Once Is Not Enough

The project aims to address barriers that impact the attendance of women aged 50 to 69 years in the BreastScreen program, including health literacy, access for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse women and awareness of the program among General Practitioners in Sydney Local Health District.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 14 April 2015|Last updated: 1 September 2015
Eas-e-Referrals

Eas-e-Referrals

Patient referrals between general practice and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD)specialist services are about to get easier thanks to a joint initiative of the ISLHD and COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network. From May 2015, enhancements to current referral processes will include: a new electronic referral template that will auto-populate from patient records in general practice; the ability to transmit referrals directly and securely via Argus to the Illawarra Diabetes Service; the availability of a simple brochure...
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Added: 7 August 2015|Last updated: 21 August 2015
General Practitioner and Mental Health Collaborative Care Project

General Practitioner and Mental Health Collaborative Care Project

This project improves the way primary care and mental health services work with consumers to manage their physical health. The new model of care establishes and develops roles and responsibilities, communication pathways, ongoing care and escalation strategies, with an annual review to accommodate the individual needs of each consumer.
Sydney Local Health District
Added: 17 April 2015|Last updated: 22 April 2015
The Sugar Fix

The Sugar Fix

The project focused on planning, coordinating and integrating diabetes services in the local community and primary healthcare system. Newly diagnosed patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) will be managed using appropriate referral pathways led by their general practitioner.
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Added: 14 April 2015|Last updated: 22 April 2015
Save the Date to Vaccinate Campaign

Save the Date to Vaccinate Campaign

The Save the Date to Vaccinate campaign is part of a long term strategy to improve childhood vaccination rates in NSW. The key message of the Save the Date to Vaccinate campaign focuses on ‘on time’ immunisation, addressing a lack of understanding about the importance of vaccinating children in line with the recommended immunisation schedule.
NSW Ministry of Health
Added: 16 February 2015|Last updated: 16 February 2015

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